Tags: Commission on Human Rights

By RONALYN V. OLEA
“After almost four years of waiting, we finally see a glimmer of hope…While we seem to have won this battle, the real measure of success is the recovery of my son. We shall continue the fight until Jonas is returned to us, alive and well and justice is served.” – Edita Burgos

By RONALYN V. OLEA
Karapatan, Kilusang Mayo Uno and Anakbayan point out that Akbayan’s Etta Rosales had, in the past, mouthed the military line that the extrajudicial killings were part of “internal purges” in the CPP-NPA. “Appointing her to the commission is highly unreasonable, if not insane,” the KMU said.

By WENDY ATUBAN Human Rights Watch Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat MANKAYAN, Benguet – Residents of Barangay (village) Bulalacao here reiterated their call for the immediate pullout of the army battalion reportedly overstaying in their village. Upon the invitation of the municipal and barangay officials and local elders, representatives from the Commission on Human Rights…